Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid eight enemy attacks in Donbas on June 7

10:20, 08 June 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire eight times in the past day," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on June 8. "As a result, two servicemen of the Joint Forces were wounded in enemy shelling."

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Russian-led forces opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the villages of Luhanske, Khutir Vilny, Krymske, Pavlopil, and Shyrokyne.

The Joint Forces returned fire in response to each enemy attack. According to intelligence data, one member of Russia-led forces was wounded on June 7.

"Since Monday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions four times near the villages of Novoluhanske, Orikhove and Bohdanivka, using heavy machine guns and rifles. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the update said.

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